5 year old Hacked to Death in
Unknown assailants have hacked yet another young person to death in Akinyele
Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital making it the fourth incident within
the span of six weeks in the same vicinity.
The victim, simply identified as Mujeeb was murdered on Monday 22nd
June by yet-to-be identified gunmen in his compound in Tose area of Akinyele.
Prior to the gruesome murder were the murders of three other victims Grace
Osiagwu, Barakat Bello and Azeezat Shomuyiwa in the same area within the
Last six weeks. The three previous murders had caused and uproar and panic
Causing the police to strengthen security and surveillance in the area but to
No avail, suggesting that law enforcement agents still have a lot of work to
Do to bring the hackers to justice.
Mrs Tirimisiyu, Mujeeb’s mother’s in an interview with reporters said her son
Went outside to defecate after the heavy rain on Monday morning, this was
When he was hacked down by assailants and chopped to death while
She said: “He told his older sibling he wanted to go and defecate, the older
Sibling opened the back door for him. Had I known I would have asked him
To defecate infront of the house. Suddenly he shouted “Mummy mummy”
We rushed out to the backyard but didn’t see him at first, then I checked
Behind the bush and found him matcheted.
He wasn’t dead initially so neighbors helped rushed him to the hospital
Where he died shortly after.
When contacted the, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state,
Mr Gbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident.
Fadeyi, a superintendent of police (SP), said the police is doing
Everything they can to track the assailants down.
They are working with other security agencies, the community and
Stakeholders to make sure justice is served.
He said: “It is a challenge, and we are working hard to track down the
Criminals, they will be arrested with time.